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4 11, 2016

October Regulatory Roundup

By |November 4th, 2016|Chemical Regulation, EPA, Industry News, OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

October turned out to be a fairly busy month for EH&S regulation. The last month saw a variety of major and minor rules changes and announcements that will effect industry for years to come. You [...]

6 09, 2016

OSHA calls National Stand Down for Fall Safety

By |September 6th, 2016|Illness & Injuries, OSHA, Safety, Workplace safety|0 Comments

Earlier this year, OSHA hosted a national safety stand down on the topic of fall prevention. The stand down was basically an OSHA-sponsored voluntary meeting where workers and management discussed ways to improve fall safety. [...]

19 08, 2016

OSHA Updates SHPM Guidelines: Six Elements of Safety

By |August 19th, 2016|OSHA, Safety Culture, Safety Programs, Workplace safety|0 Comments

Late last year, OSHA released an update to their 27-year-old Safety and Health Program Guidelines. These guidelines illustrate what OSHA values most in a health and safety program, and are essentially officially-sanctioned best safety practices. [...]

1 08, 2016

Three ways the OSHA rule change will increase the rate of reporting

By |August 1st, 2016|Illness & Injuries, Incident Tracking, OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

A few months ago, OSHA adopted a new rule on workplace injury and illness reporting. When I last talked about this rule, I focused mainly on the requirement that many businesses electronically submit their injury [...]

25 07, 2016

OSHA Fines to Increase 78% to Match Inflation

By |July 25th, 2016|OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

OSHA set their current fines back in 1990, and haven’t changed them since. This is a problem, since the prices of goods and services tend to increase over time, leading to a decrease in the [...]